The Problem With ‘Hey Guys’

I’ve been thinking a lot about this recently. As a woman who hears “guys” as gender-neutral, I’ve been curious to know more about stories of people who feel excluded by “guys.” As a cisgender woman, I found this article to be just what I needed. See what you think:  The Problem With ‘Hey Guys’


Why We Say Latinx: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People Explain



Has the word “Latinx” ever come across your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? The letter “x,” instead of say an “o” or an “a,” is not a typo. In fact, that final letter is very intentional.

The “x” makes Latino, a masculine identifier, gender-neutral. It also moves beyond Latin@ – which has been used in the past to include both masculine and feminine identities – to encompass genders outside of that limiting man-woman binary.

Latinx, pronounced “La-teen-ex,” includes the numerous people of Latin American descent whose gender identities fluctuate along different points of the spectrum, from agender or nonbinary to gender non-conforming, genderqueer and genderfluid.

But don’t take our word for it. Here’s why people who identify as Latinx resonate with the term: Why We Say Latinx: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People Explain